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How to Use and Cook with Fresh Ginger in Your Healthy Recipes

Fresh ginger in the shape of a heart

Chances are, the first time you saw fresh ginger at the grocery store, you wondered: “What the heck is that? Is it even edible?” You may even be wondering that right now. If so, this how-to article is for you! You’ll be forgiven if you’ve ever thought that fresh ginger looks like a really tough, […]

How to Hard- or Soft-Cook Perfect Eggs Like a Pro

I just returned from a long weekend trip to Ottawa. Whenever I travel (and I travel fairly often, usually for short stints that often involve work and occasionally pleasure), I always find the days before and after I am away to be busy and hectic. My best-laid food plans can get derailed faster than I […]

How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds

I say this a lot (probably because I love real food so much), but you don’t want to miss out on this. I have an important PSA for you: do not, for the love of all food that is seasonal, nutritious and full of goodness, throw out those pumpkin seeds. I mean, this time of […]

6 Essential Tips for Cooking Quinoa Like a Pro (Hint: It Starts with the CORRECT Ratio!)

If you’re a quinoa lover like I am, you might already know that quinoa is an everyday superfood you can find at most regular grocery stores. You may know that it’s gluten-free and a complete plant-based protein (it contains all essential amino acids — this is rare in many grains, which is why most aren’t […]